chiefly Scotland

Examples of sheugh in a Sentence

fell into a sheugh while rambling over the Scottish moors

Word History


Middle English sogh swamp; akin to Middle Low German gutter

First Known Use

1501, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheugh was in 1501

Dictionary Entries Near sheugh

Cite this Entry

“Sheugh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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